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This is a glossary of aviation abbreviations from the Australian CAA. The aviation jargon being rather standardised all over the world, it is 99% correct for use in Europe as well.
 


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East, East Longitude
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European Aviaton Safety Agency
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Expected Approach Time
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Eastbound
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European Civil Aviation Requirement (formerly JAR)
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Extended Diversion Time Operations
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Estimated Elapsed Time
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Electronic Flight Bag
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Expect further clearance
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European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System
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Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System
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Extremely high frequency (30,000 to 300,000 MHz)
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Encumbrance Holder Register
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Emergency locator beacon-aircraft
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Elevation
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Extra Long Range
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Emergency Locator Transmitter (Survival)
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Emission
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Engine Manual
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Explanatory Memorandum (submitted to EXCO with regulation amendment)
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Embedded in a Layer (to indicate cumulonimbus embedded in layers of other clouds)
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Emergency
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Emergency Medical Service
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Environment Management System
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Stop-end (related to RVR)
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Endurance
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East North-East
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Engine
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En Route
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En Route Chart (followed by name/title)
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Estimated off Blocks Time
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Environment Protection Agency
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Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon (marine term.)
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Equipment
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Here..or herewith
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En-route Chart
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Emergency Response Plan
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Explanatory Statement (tabled with regulations in Parliament)
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Electrostatic sensitive discharge
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ESD equipment
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East Southeast
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Electronic safety incident report
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Estimate or estimated or estimate (message type designator)
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Estimated Time of Arrival, Estimating Arrival
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Engine trend and condition monitoring
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Estimated Time of Departure, Estimating Departure
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Estimated Time Over significant point
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Extended range operations by turbine-engined aeroplanes
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Equi Time Interval
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Estimated Time Interval
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Every
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Except
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Executive Council
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Executive Council Secretariat
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Exercises, Exercising, to exercise
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Expect, Expected, Expecting
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Extend, Extending, Extended

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